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 1000 yards with a Civil War sharpshooting rifle

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patocazador

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PostSubject: 1000 yards with a Civil War sharpshooting rifle   1000 yards with a Civil War sharpshooting rifle Empty2015-08-07, 17:57

This guy shoots  an Alexander Henry 1859 rifle 1000 yards. He uses paper-patched bullets with lubed felt wads and black powder.  Shooter


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PostSubject: Re: 1000 yards with a Civil War sharpshooting rifle   1000 yards with a Civil War sharpshooting rifle Empty2015-08-07, 20:12

Pretty interesting Bob. Thanks for posting it.

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PostSubject: Re: 1000 yards with a Civil War sharpshooting rifle   1000 yards with a Civil War sharpshooting rifle Empty2015-08-08, 06:32

thats neat stuff.
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PostSubject: Re: 1000 yards with a Civil War sharpshooting rifle   1000 yards with a Civil War sharpshooting rifle Empty2015-08-08, 08:00

Thanks for the post. The Alex Henry is a great rifle. So is the Whitworth: A friend has an original and a replica Whitworth.
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